Professional Management of the Voice and Vocal Problems

Shelagh Davies is nationally and internationally recognized for her work with the voice and its disorders. For over 25 years, in her practice in Vancouver, Canada, she has helped people overcome vocal injury and reach their full potential. In 2008 she was awarded a grant by the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists for her work in clinical research. Shelagh is a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, University of British Columbia.

Who would seek out Shelagh’s expertise?

  • a person diagnosed with a voice disorder or vocal pathology – for example, vocal nodules, chronic laryngitis, vocal fold paralysis, muscle misuse dysphonia
  • someone who wants a voice that sounds better, lasts better and feels easier to produce.
    For example:
    • a singer having difficulty with the high notes
    • an actor who has to push the voice to be heard
    • a teacher whose voice is tired by the end of the first period
    • an expert embarking on a lecture tour
    • a person with Parkinson’s disease who is having trouble being heard
    • a person in gender transition who wants to find the voice that matches the person inside.